Korean War veterans from Dearborn take part in a 2009 ceremony commemorating the 59th anniversary of the beginning of the war and the 56th year of the signing of the armistice that ended the fighting. Dearborn veterans will hold their annual ceremony honoring those who served during the Korean War at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Henry Ford Centennial Library, 16301 Michigan Ave. ceremony. Dearborn has been commemorating the armistice since the 50th anniversary of the war in 2001.
DEARBORN – The Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council and a variety of Korean-American organizations will commemorate the armistice that stopped the Korean War with a ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Henry Ford Centennial Library, 16301 Michigan Ave.
The public is invited.
The ceremony will commemorate the 61st anniversary of the beginning of the Korean War and the 58th year of the signing of the armistice that ended the fighting.
Tribute will be paid to Korean War veterans, their families and the 26 Dearborn men who died in the war.
At 5:30 p.m., the Korean War Armistice Remembrance Committee will conduct the Remembrance Ceremony.
Following the ceremony, at approximately 7 p.m., a public reception will be held at the Polish Legion of American Veterans Post 75, 7900 Greenfield Road.
Mayor John O’Reilly Jr. and other dignitaries will participate.